Lightspeed Venture Partners is having an amazing year with some of their recent exits. Here are few coverage in the media :
The Snap IPO means a huge payday for two VC firms [ CNBC ]
MuleSoft Stock Soars After Latest Tech Unicorn IPO [ ValueWalk ]
Snap vaults venture investor Lightspeed into the Silicon Valley elite [ Reuters ]
Lightspeed Venture Partners Closes On $1.2 Billion Of Committed Capital [ PR Newswire ]
Here are the breakdown of their recent data below :
1. Recent Funding Activities [ 2016 & 2017 ]
2. Recent Exits With News Sources [ 2015, 2016, 2017 ]
3. Fund Raised Data [ Total – $3.72B asset under management ]
4. Profile of their notable partners
[ Data collected and researched by Venture Pulse ]
Lightspeed Venture Partners [ Funding Activities – 2016, 2017 ]
|Apr, 2017||Mic Network||$21M / Series C (Lead)|
|Apr, 2017||Mama+||undisclosed amount / Series C|
|Mar, 2017||Avere Systems||$14M / Series E||Christopher Schaepe|
|Mar, 2017||Mynd||$5.1M / Series A|
|Feb, 2017||RedCarpetUp||$2.5M / Seed (Lead)|
|Feb, 2017||Exabeam||$30M / Series C (Lead)||Ravi Mhatre|
|Feb, 2017||SnapRoute Inc.||$25M / Series A|
|Feb, 2017||Comprehend Systems||$15M / Series C||Peter Nieh|
|Jan, 2017||Hungryroot||$7.7M / Series A|
|Jan, 2017||Reflektive||$25M / Series B (Lead)|
|Jan, 2017||Split Software||$8M / Series A|
|Dec, 2016||BlueVine||$49M / Series D (Lead)||Yoni Cheifetz|
|Dec, 2016||Datrium||$55M / Series C|
|Nov, 2016||Udaan||$10M / Series A (Lead)|
|Nov, 2016||Zola||$25M / Series C (Lead)||Alex Taussig|
|Nov, 2016||FangCloud Technology||$8.4M / Series A|
|Nov, 2016||Handshake||$20M / Series B||Will Kohler|
|Nov, 2016||Roofstock||$20M / Series B (Lead)|
|Nov, 2016||Hollar||$30M / Series B|
|Nov, 2016||PlushCare||$8M / Series A|
|Oct, 2016||Ladder||$14M / Series A|
|Oct, 2016||Mist Systems||$28M / Series B|
|Sep, 2016||Datorama||$32M / Series C (Lead)||David Gussarsky|
|Sep, 2016||BYJU’S||$50M / Series D|
|Sep, 2016||cheddar||$10M / Series B (Lead)|
|Aug, 2016||Rubrik||$61M / Series C||Ravi Mhatre|
|Aug, 2016||MapR Technologies||$50M / Venture||Barry Eggers|
|Jun, 2016||Zaihui||undisclosed amount / Series A|
|Jun, 2016||Kespry Inc.||$16M / Series B||John Vrionis|
|Jun, 2016||Eyeview||$21.5M / Series D||Yoni Cheifetz|
|Jun, 2016||Barefoot Networks||$57M / Series C||John Vrionis|
|Jun, 2016||Mist Systems||$14.4M / Series A|
|May, 2016||ThoughtSpot||$50M / Series C||Arif Janmohamed and Ravi Mhatre|
|May, 2016||Agenovir Corporation||$10.6M / Series A|
|May, 2016||Evariant||undisclosed amount / Series C||Christopher Schaepe and David Chen|
|May, 2016||Eonite Perception Inc.||$5.25M / Seed|
|May, 2016||Reflektive||$13M / Series A|
|Apr, 2016||Affirm||$100M / Series D||Jeremy Liew|
|Mar, 2016||Bromium||$40M / Series D||Bipul Sinha|
|Mar, 2016||BYJU’S||$75M / Series C|
|Mar, 2016||Kenandy||$11.5M / Series B||Christopher Schaepe|
|Mar, 2016||Alooma||$11.2M / Series A (Lead)||Yoni Cheifetz|
|Mar, 2016||Influitive||$8.2M / Series B||Ravi Mhatre|
|Mar, 2016||Hungryroot||$3.7M / Series A (Lead)|
|Feb, 2016||enSilo||$9M / Series A|
|Feb, 2016||Forty Seven||$75M / Series A (Lead)|
|Feb, 2016||Magicpin||$3M / Series A (Lead)|
|Feb, 2016||Fireglass||$20M / Series A (Lead)||David Gussarsky|
|Feb, 2016||Giphy||$55M / Series C (Lead)||Jeremy Liew|
|Feb, 2016||Handshake||$10.5M / Series A||Will Kohler|
|Jan, 2016||BloomReach||$56M / Series D|
|Jan, 2016||FiveStars||$50M / Series C||Peter Nieh|
|Jan, 2016||Qubole||$30M / Series C||Ravi Mhatre|
|Jan, 2016||Elastifile||$35M / Series B||David Gussarsky|
|Jan, 2016||FreshMenu||$16.5M / Venture|
|Jan, 2016||Guardant Health||$100M / Series D||Christopher Schaepe and David Chen|
Notable Partners and their Investments :
Jeremy Liew :
Current notable investments : Affirm, The Honest Company, Stich Fix, Hollar, GIPHY.
Notable exits : Snap, Living Social, Flixter, Beme.
Ravi Mhatre :
Current notable investments : Stich Fix, Chedder, Clever, High Five.
Notable exits : Appdynamics, Mulesoft, Nutanix, Pulse.
Barry Eggers :
Current notable investments : Dataroma, Mapr, Dremio.
Notable exits : Snap, Arbor Networks, MetaSolv Software, Nimble Storage.
John Vrionis :
Current notable investments : CloudBees, Docker, Vexata.
Notable exits : MuleSoft, Pliant Technology, Nicira Networks, Nimble Storage.
Peter Nieh :
Current notable investments : Clever, EverString, Elementum.
Notable exits : 99Bill, DoubleClick, Nest, Blue Nile.
Will Kohler :
Current notable investments : RoofStock, Ladder, Hollar, Giphy.
Nicole Quinn :
Current notable investments : Cheddar, Hungryroot, Zola.
Arif Janmohamed :
Current notable investments : ThoughtSpot, Highfive, Netskope, Split.
Notable exits : Nutanix, Virtual Instruments, Memoir Systems, Pertino.
Lightspeed Venture Partners [ Exits – 2015, 2016, 2017 ]
Lightspeed Venture Partners [ Total Fund Raised : $3.72B ]
|Date||Fund Name||Fund Amount||News Source|
|Feb 27, 2006||Lightspeed Venture Partners VII LP||Unknown Amount|
|May 12, 2008||Lightspeed Venture Partners VIII, LP||$800M||Biz Journal|
|Mar 1, 2014||Lightspeed Venture Partners X, L.P.||$650M|
|Mar 24, 2014||Lightspeed Venture Partners Select, LP||Unknown Amount|
|Aug 13, 2015||Maiden India fund||$135M||India Times|
|Dec 29, 2015||Lightspeed Venture Partners IX, L.P.||$675M||SEC|
|Mar 9, 2016||Lightspeed Venture Partners Fund XI||$715M||SEC|
|Mar 9, 2016||Lightspeed Venture Partners Select II||$500M||Fortune|
|Jun 14, 2016||Lightspeed China Partners III||Unknown Amount||SEC|
|Jun 15, 2016||Fund III||$240M||Press Release|